Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of working with a group of leaders on the subject of human energy for high performance. During this session, we explored what it takes to perform consistently with the highest levels of energy when it matters most, based on decades of research conducted with elite athletes and military […]
By recognizing behavioral responses to change, understanding what people need and providing the appropriate leadership support, leaders can set their teams up for successful organizational change.
Leadership truly is about recognizing the current state of our world and making intentional choices to leave it a better place than we found it.
Growing up in the small, Central Valley town of Lodi, Harvest represents to me a season of reaping what has been sown, seeing fruits manifest, enjoying outcomes, and of course, evaluating performance. You’ve done the planning, laid the groundwork, tilled the soil, planted seeds of opportunity, and waited… sometimes patiently. Now is the season when […]
Have you ever felt that there’s just not enough time in the day? Most often, when we run out of time for projects or pursuits, the reason is that we’ve spent a lot of time lost in ambiguity. If you had 5% more energy, how would you prefer to spend it? Research by Human Performance […]
The world needs more light. Not more electricity or fluorescence or technology, but the warm, brightly burning ray that shines from within when you are your best self. Who are you when you are most proud of yourself? Over time, fear, exhaustion and shame can dim the brightest of lights, especially during this season. For this […]
Have you ever felt like you had nothing to offer… no gifts to share whatsoever? During spells of frustration or despair, it’s common to feel worthless… powerless. It can seem that everyone else is far more brilliant, beautiful, qualified and worthy of consideration. In times like these, take solace in The one thing you can […]
Recently, we have seen an increased demand for career transition coaching. In conversations with prospective clients, significantly more people are disengaged and dissatisfied enough with their current jobs and considering alternatives. Experience tells us that employees who are fully satisfied and fully engaged in what they see as meaningful work do not seek career transitions […]
Good leaders must lead by example. Through their actions, which are aligned with what they say, they become a person others want to follow. When leaders say one thing but do another, they erode trust, a critical element of productive leadership. Here are 10 of the dozens of ways to lead by example. 1. Take […]